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FDA Approves New Sublingual Films to Treat Opioid Dependence
FDA Approves New Sublingual Films to Treat Opioid Dependence

The FDA has approved a new 16 mg/4 mg buprenorphine-naloxone sublingual film to treat opioid dependence. Called Cassipa, it is made by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. In June, the FDA also approved the first generic versions of buprenorphine-naloxone sublingual film for opioid ...

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